Driver Details

DELL,SW,BIOS,NBK,XT2,A13,A13

Latitude XT2 System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

BIOS Release Notes
Version: A13
Build Date: 12/16/2011

Intel GM45 Graphics Video BIOS version 1989v20

Fixes/Enhancements
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1. Update Peryn CPU Micro code.
2. Update IntelR TXT BIOS AC Module
3. Added support for Signed Firmware Updates.

The BIOS release has been validated on the following operating systems:
1. Microsoft Windows 7
2. Microsoft Windows Vista
3. Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3

Version

Version A13, A13

Release date

26 Apr 2012

Last Updated

07 Jul 2012

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Windows/DOS
File Name:XT2_A13.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2MB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of a BIOS executable file. The Universal (Windows/MS DOS) format can be used to install from Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2000, NT, Windows 9X, Windows ME or a MS DOS environment.
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MD5:
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SHA1:
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Supported Operating Systems

BIOS

Applies to

System BIOS

Installation instructions

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Installation Instructions for the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format


Download file to Desktop

Use one of the methods below to flash the Bios.

Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users)



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Download file to Desktop

The file XT2_A13.EXE is using the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environment.


Click Download now.The File Download window appears.

Click the Save button.The Save As window appears.

Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

Click the Save button.A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

NOTE: Shut down all other applications prior to running the BIOS update utility. The update utility reboots your system in order to get the new BIOS loaded.

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Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment


Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled XT2_A13.EXE.The Dell BIOS Flash window appears

Click the Continue button.The message Pressing OK will close all applications, shut down Windows, Flash the BIOS, then reboot. appears.

Click the OK button.The system will restart and the BIOS Flash will be completed.


Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users)
NOTE: You will need to provide a bootable DOS diskette. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.

Copy the file XT2_A13.EXE to a bootable floppy.

Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.

Run the file by typing Y:\XT2_A13.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).

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Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).